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Jul 10, 2011 5:30am PDT
around afghanistan, around osama bin laden in particular. i want to shift gears a little bit. david you had a comment you ke. >> yeah i want to add to something mark said. i understand and there are the political credits due to the president. after all the decision is his, but this has been an ongoing professional process, and whether it was jimmy carter, bill clinton, reagan, bush or whatever, all presidents have to deal with the process that happens to take an action. it's not just he gets the credit or the blame for the success or the failure, but we shouldn't ignore the fact that there are professionals that have spent almost a decade tracking osama bin laden. >> i think one of the challenges people accused obama of not having been aggressive enough on terror, he wasn't following the bush plan. >> most of his policies have followed exactly what came out of the bush administration with the war on terror. he's followed the war time policy which comes from the professionals. >> does that frustrate you at all? >> no, the president has done what he said he would do. he always supported t
FOX
Jul 10, 2011 4:00pm PDT
for two wars in iraq and afghanistan and you borrow all the money from china, you are going to have to pay for it at some point. >> bret: you mention social security in the president's deficit commission report, they say among other things without action the benefits currently pledged under social security are promise we cannot keep. do you think changes need to be made to social security for future generations or not? >> absolutely. you said the operative words. "future generations." we're not talking about balancing the budgets today for future generations. we're doing it because if we don't do it today, the person who pay the mortgage tomorrow see it shot up. this is not about the future obligation. social security will be good for the next quarter century. we should do something after the quarter century, we are not paying 78 cents on the dollar but we're paying 100% on the dollar. >> bret: last year for the first time since the '80s, social security paid out more benefit than it took in payroll taxes. correct? >> true. >> bret: essentially, correct me if i'm wrong, the social security
FOX
Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm PDT
-appointed defense secretary leon panetta is on a surprise visit to afghanistan this evening. panetta held a private meeting with afghan president hamid karzai and u.s. troops. the defense secretary says the u.s. is "within reach of strategically defeating al- qaeda" and is focusing on killing 10 to 20 al-qaeda leaders in pakistan, yes, ma'am and somalia. >>> in other news of the world tonight, in sarajevo, tens of thousands of people gathered as a convoy of trucks carried coffins for burial. in july of 1995, more than 8,000 muslim men and boys were massacred during the bosnian war. the remains in the coffins were identified by dna evidence. they'll be laid to rest near a new memorial bearing the names of those victims. >> and bear allegiance to the republic of south sudan. >> in south sudan today, the oath of office, becoming the first president of the new nation. south sudan broke away from sudan after a referendum monitored by the international community last year. the new country faces on-going border skirmishes though with sudan to the north and poverty among many of its own citizens. >>> the
FOX
Jul 10, 2011 7:00am PDT
in afghanistan. despite this morning's violence, he remains optimistic the u.s. will defeat al-qaeda. he met karzai and david petraeus. >> the key is that having gotten bin laden, we've now identified some of the key leadership within al-qaeda, both in pakistan as well as in yemen. >> panetta is also meeting with american troops. president obama wants to bring about 10,000 service members back home this year, and 20,000 next year. >>> a strong earthquake in japan prompted a brief tsunami warning today. a magnitude 7.3 quake shook the northeast coast, the same area devastated by the march earthquake and tsunami. residents received orders to evacuate this morning, but the tsunami order was lifted after several hours. >>> house speaker john boehner is abandoning plans to pursue a massive $4 trillion deficit reduction package. speaker boehner says a smaller agreement is more realistic. >> both men agree, it's going to hurt. but where to find that money? that's where the two camps divide. republicans don't want tax increases. democrats want to keep entitlements like medicare, and social security
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